War and peace (no, not the book)

The funny thing is that a Greek and an Italian can easily become very imbued with himself. This is especially true when they are asked about their History. Or more specifically, when they are asked to comment on the architectural vestiges of ancient civilizations. But the first thing to know about history? No, it is…

Toxic Fashion?

Climate change, maritime transport,  industry, and coton: It seems that today’s society deals with many questions, economic, political, social and environmental. They say style defines a corner of the world but, as with our piece on Infrastructure, other elements of our toxic world define each and everyone of us. You have probably figured out by…

Slave Trade (TEd-Ed) : Sharing a fact you might not know

There’s not much to analyse or to discuss except probably how this TED-Ed video, found on Facebook, shows also the political side of the analysis. Corruption exists in Africa within the government structures continent-wide. There’s a lot to be done but this video shows a side, of which I had never thought. The title evidently…

Sherlock. Which Sherlock? Oh THAT Sherlock! (the detective…)

Minute culture. As you may have noticed (or not), the fourth season of Sherlock is scheduled to air on 1 January 2017 through BBC. Now, while several might not like this particular series or simply dislike Arthur Conan Doyle’s character Sherlock Holmes, who is this Sherlock Holmes chap? When I was younger, I was mostly interested…

Cat and mouse,chat-chat ou chat perché?

Note: text in French; video in English On parle souvent de vie de chien et de vie de chat.. jamais de poisson ou de marmotte.. Mais qu’est-ce une “vie de chat”? Les chats adorent dormir. That’s a fact. Ils adorent chasser dehors, se perdre dans les arbres, et s’installer sur ta place préférée du sofa…